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A History of Cake in America

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A History of Cake in America

Boston cream pie, the baked Alaska, New York cheesecake and the Smith Island cake. There's a whole range of cakes across the U.S. that have specific geographical routes and this infographic from Cakes Country sets out to explore the story of just some of these famous American cakes.

Starting in 1850 the infographic sets out a food history timeline of cake with some interesting facts and figures along the way.

It really does have some great little cake tid bits like the fact that it was the classic lane cake that Scott drunk in the famous Harper Lee novel To Kill a Mokingbird.

If you like cake and want to know more about it's diverse history across America this is for you.

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